About Emergency Dental Care
Special dental problems (such as a cracked tooth, toothache, jaw pain, and more) insist on rapid relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, patients near the Plano, TX area are encouraged to phone our dentists at Family First Dental Care for assistance and relief. Our dentists will respond to each question regarding the patient’s dental emergency and go over short-term relief and long-term treatments. If calling during normal office hours, the patient is generally asked to visit Family First Dental Care for treatment, although for concerns that happen after the office closes, our dentists will be called and given the patient’s contact information, so our dentists can help the patient determine the most suitable plan. Patients can also make an appointment at Family First Dental Care 24/7 on the website for issues that don’t need fast care.
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"I had heard rave reviews on this Dentist office from a close family member and a friend. I went there today for a consultation, and they exceeded my expectations! Being nervous, scared and my anxiety over the roof, was immediately calmed the moment I walked in and said hello! The office staff made me feel like I was a part of their close knit friendship! And the Dentist and his assistants were absolutely Fantastic and so easy to talk to and ask questions. So informative. Many thanks to this awesome practice!"- L.A. / Facebook / Oct 22, 2017
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"Dr. John is amazing! I have SERIOUS trust issues with dentists stemming from 2 separate bad experiences, but Dr. John is incredible! He is always extremely gentle and reassuring, stopping every few minutes to ask me if I'm okay. He also won't tell you that you need thousands of dollars of dental work if you don't... He'll let you know what is important and what can wait. WONDERFUL!!"- K.B. / Facebook / Oct 03, 2017
What to Expect
For after-hours dental emergencies, the patient is advised to phone Family First Dental Care and give a message to our answering service. Our dentists (or another approved dentist, if our dentists are not available) is phoned and the patient’s message and contact information is passed on to our dentists, who will call the patient. Commonly emergencies can be resolved with a prescription submitted to a pharmacy and the patient is asked to visit Family First Dental Care when the office opens. If the patient has a more serious problem of uncontrollable bleeding, extreme pain, and/or signs of an infection fever and swelling, our dentists will generally send the patient right away to an emergency room if it is during non-office hours.
Our dentists will often schedule a second appointment to monitor the patient’s progress or to complete the needed treatments. Our dentists will talk to each patient regarding individual care guidelines that should be followed precisely for better healing. Patients should continue to schedule yearly dental exams and bi-annual dental cleanings at Family First Dental Care so our dentists can spot and avoid any future concerns that may need emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored due to money problems. Family First Dental Care will talk to the patient’s insurance company to find their best coverage. Family First Dental Care accepts several payment methods and connects patients with financing options to make fast dental care reasonably priced.
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It seems like the most important dental emergencies, such as a lost filling or cracked tooth, tend to happen when they are least welcome. Luckily, Family First Dental Care offers emergency dental care. If you have a concern that needs urgent care our dentists at Family First Dental Care will do their best to get treatment to you as soon as possible.